299,999+ Mile Club

Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Main Forum' started by usbseawolf2000, Apr 16, 2010.

  1. usbseawolf2000

    usbseawolf2000 HSD PhD

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    Many of the owners (below) reported to break 200,000 miles already. I thought it is time to start the 300,000 miles club.

    • Devil's Advocate (2005)
    • nikfish (2001)
    • green taxi (2006)
    • NYC TAXI (2006)
    • heffd (????)
    • k4141222 (????)
    • ea8631 (2001)
    • MacGuffin (2001)
    • kristi (2002)
    • ktk (2004)

    The following owners have broken past 300,000 miles:


    Please post information about your ownership experience. Some questions to think of...

    1) Did you replace the HV battery pack?
    2) Did you replace the hybrid transaxle fluid?
    3) Did you replace the brake pads?
    4) Your lifetime MPG (if available)?
    5) How often do you change your oil? What brand / product did you use?
    6) How about post a picture of 300,000 miles on ODO?
    7) Are you the original owner?
    8) How many miles under your ownership?
    9) Feel free to add anything else you wish to share
     
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  2. usbseawolf2000

    usbseawolf2000 HSD PhD

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    I requested to change the title because brownsnoutuk reported that his 2005 Odometer would not go over 299,999 miles!
     
  3. Rokeby

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    I think I read about a Gen I that went some 350,000 before being
    rendered unusable in an accident. How was that mileage measured?

    For the record, what does happen when the Prius' odometer reaches
    299,999 miles:
    Does it just freeze at 299,999, or
    Does it roll-over, and restart at 0, or
    Does it go blank?

    In the event of the first or last above, what would you do when a
    mileage reading is required, i.e., when sold, or in some cases on
    registration renewal?

    This issue doesn't and never will occur that frequently.

    Wouldn't it be cool if Toyota gave the car owner a new
    multi-meter/odometer at 299,999. :rockon:

    EDIT:
    OK, I see what's going on. brownsnoutuk posted to and reopened
    this old thread: http://priuschat.com/forums/gen-ii-...ion/67859-odometer-limited-299-999-miles.html

    No answer there, some odos stopped at 299,999, others appear to
    have gone higher.:noidea:
     
  4. Tideland Prius

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    Good point.. I think it was Jesse's Gen 1 Prius.
     
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    Yeah, Jesse's Gen 1 hit 349,531 miles. He had a picture of the odo with 342000 miles. See John's Stuff - Toyota Prius Owner - Jesse 4.
     
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    I will take pictures tomorrow if I get a chance.

    1) Did you replace the HV battery pack? no
    2) Did you replace the hybrid transaxle fluid? one time - due again now
    3) Did you replace the brake pads? one time - still had lots of life
    4) Your lifetime MPG (if available)?
    5) How often do you change your oil? What brand / product did you use? 5-7k miles, whatever is on sale
    6) How about post a picture of 300,000 miles on ODO? :( not likely
    7) Othersnever watched it
     
  7. Stev0

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    300,000 miles? I'm just a little over 30,000 on my 2006.
     
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    I am really surprised nobody has used and gen 2 for work or something else that goes 250+ miles a day. On my work truck which was an 04 I just hit 473K before it wrecked which is why i now have the Prius and what I need to know is the 300K problem fixed because 300K is hardly anything to boast about.
     
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    Do taxis count?
     
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    300,000 miles already?!?! There are only so many places you can drive!
     
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    I can confirm that the oil change light no longer comes on at 5000 mile intervals.
    Im upto 307,xxx miles (car still reads 299,999 - im working off the trip computer)
     
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    Wow, I've had my 2008 for as long as my signature line reads and as of today only have 14,450 Miles.

    I do my oil changes @ 5k intervals, and rotated the tires front to back @ 10k.

    I'm currently looking for some new all-season tires as these are getting hard and snow traction is not all that great.
     
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    I just purchased Arctic claws I think made by Cooper, These are snow tires if thats what you need. Not LRR either , but they are OK in snow and wet at moderate speeds. Very cheap but good traction.This will be my third year as I mounted on rims. H
     
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    Oops Sorry, this should not be on this thread. H
     
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    Im at 287,000 2009 prius should be at 300,000 in about 3 weeks or so, will keep u guys posted. Hopefully all goes well. Dont know how to post videos or pics, i could email them to someone and they could post for me. Will keep u guys updated.
     
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    3 WEEKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :eek:

    13000/21 = 619 miles a day.
    or
    13000/15 = 867 miles a day

    What do you do for a living. I thought I had it tough at ~average 300 miles a day M-F only.
     
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    Hey, checking in. 288,300 and counting sent a video to a member, he should post when he gets a chance. In case ur wondering about expenses. 3 set of tires, 2 set of spark plugs, 2 gear oil changes, 3 pvc valves, synthetic oil every 10,000, about 4 headlight bulbs.
     
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    how often? less than 5k? or more than 5k?


    i went 7k on my last one, wasnt trying to, just didnt have the time to change it, plus it still looked good.
     
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    Light no longer comes on at all. Im changing my oil every 5-6000 miles. Trip went over 10k miles today so upto 310,xxx miles.
     
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